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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. NSDb vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. NSDb vs. STSdb

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score941.20
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servernsdb.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servernsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperMicrosoftSTS Soft SC
Initial release198920172011
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java, ScalaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yesno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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